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Higher Ed Spotlight: Single Parent Students

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Higher Ed Spotlight: Single Parent Students

September 19, 2014

This infographic provides statistics on undergraduate single parents in postsecondary education. In the 2011–2012 academic year, U.S. colleges and universities enrolled 3.5 million students who were also single parents, a group that represents 15.2% of the undergraduate population. This growing demographic group of post-traditional students must balance academic, family, and work responsibilities at the same time.

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